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Boost your city-wide strategic plan! Here is how.

Boost your city-wide strategic plan! Here is how.

   Boost your city-wide strategic plan! Here is how. Your city currently has a strategic plan set out by City Council members and the Mayor himself.  Congratulations! The first part of the homework is complete. Now, ask yourself, how is the city going to monitor…

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5 Reasons to Upgrade your Infor CPM/PM10 Implementation to d/EPM.

5 Reasons to Upgrade your Infor CPM/PM10 Implementation to d/EPM.

5 Reasons to Upgrade your CPM/PM10 Implementation to d/EPM In this ever-changing technological world, software companies are constantly upgrading their computers and smart phones with new mobile applications, CRMs, ERPs and operating systems. Why? There are many reasons – to improve customer experience, to address…

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Measuring goals through Key Performance Indicators

Measuring goals through Key Performance Indicators

  Many organizations define their priorities and goals and then leave them there on a document or a website but they fail to follow up and see if they are executing that plan or not. The best way to keep track of that progress is…

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Dynamic FP&A

Dynamic FP&A

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. – Charles Darwin Yearly budgets, quarterly forecasts and monthly reports are all standard processes used by many organizations. In some cases, these…

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Integration between SSM and Project Management

Integration between SSM and Project Management

One of the key differentiators of SAP Strategy Management (SSM) is the ability to, not only monitor results, but also to take actions with strategic initiatives that can solve an existing issue, mitigate risk or just act proactively to achieve goals. Because of the nature…

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Cipher is now Infor’s North America Cross Sell Partner

Cipher is now Infor’s North America Cross Sell Partner

In December 2016 Cipher Business Solutions became Infor’s North America Sell Partner for product d/EPM. The company earned this privilege for its knowledge of Infor technology and extensive experience delivering d/EPM, CPM and Infor BI projects. What is Dynamic Enterprise Performance Management (d/EPM)? d/EPM is…

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Consolidated Financial Statements

Consolidated Financial Statements

A regular process for every organization is to generate their financial statements to evaluate their performance or state for a specific period of time. When a company has acquired other entities and a group is formed, then generating the overall view of the organization becomes…

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Integration between SSM and BusinessObjects BI

Integration between SSM and BusinessObjects BI

SAP Strategy Management provide different options for reporting, from live browsing, to briefing books, to Citizen Insight. However, some times, customers have some reporting needs that require more specific reporting functionality that leads to an Integration between SSM and BusinessObjects BI. This integration needs to…

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People, Process and Technology for Strategic Planning

People, Process and Technology for Strategic Planning

While dealing with many potential and current customers, I have been able to identify some common challenges they faced at different stages of the process. Being an enterprise-wide change, there is always a huge risk of resistance, lack of adoption or just failure while trying…

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